Missions songs: Titles, lyrics, recordings, printed music sources

Favorite Missions Songs?

   "They say 'music soothes the savage beast.' It also can convince, persuade, motivate, and inspire. We asked 30 missions pastors to list the best missions songs in contemporary Christian music. I was impressed by this list from Kurt."
  1. You Said (Live) 4:34 by Hillsong
  2. Go Light Your World 4:51 by Chris Rice
  3. Until the Whole World Hears 5:04 by Casting Crowns
  4. Tears of the Saints 6:17 by Leeland
  5. If We Are The Body 3:59 by Casting Crowns
  6. All Over The World 4:19 by Matt Redman
  7. Tell The World 4:05 by Hillsong
  8. Outside of These Walls 3:23 by Tim Foot
  9. For the Sake of the Call 5:31 by Steven Curtis Chapman
  10. God Follower 4:19 by Steven Curtis Chapman
  11. No Greater Love 4:59 by Steven Curtis Chapman
  12. Missions Flame 5:35 by Matt Redman
  13. Jesus Saves 3:47 by Jeremy Camp
  14. Mighty to Save 6:51 by Hillsong
  15. To the Ends of the Earth 4:48 by Hillsong
  16. God of This City 4:58 by Chris Tomlin
  17. All The Nations 5:53
  18. I Will Go 3:17 by Starfield
  19. The Other Side of the World 2:44 by Rich Mullins
  20. Our God Saves 5:02 by Paul Baloche
  21. Come To The Water 4:06 by Chris Tomlin et al
  22. Face of Christ 3:47 by Chris Rice
  23. God of Justice 5:22 by Aaron Keys
  24. What Now 4:37 by Steven Curtis Chapman
  25. Friend Of The Poor 5:10 by Leeland Mooring, Andy Park

Brigada, Feb. 20, 2011 edition

Songs for Faith Promise Conventions and other missions or missionary services

  Contemporary  |  Classics  |  New words/old tunes  |  Other languages

"He put a new song in my mouth" -- Psalm 40:3

Promoting Christian missions through music: In some of these songs the missionary emphasis is only inferred. In others, a phrase or two has a missions accent; in some missions will permeate the entire song.

Links to printable lyrics and music as well as recordings have been included.

A Billion Starving People - Keith Green
1984, Sparrow Records [ printed music ] [ downloadable sheet music / audio clip ] [ YouTube recording" ] [ download song ]
All Around the World — Al Denson
"All around the world I see the arms of Jesus reaching. All around the world, healing hearts and souls and teaching perfect love to every man and woman, boy and girl."
[ Audio clip and purchase mp3 ]
All Nations — John Chisum and George Searcy
"You are great and mighty, Lord. You are God alone; You gather the nations together to worship at Your throne."
1989, Ariose Music / Tourmaline Music [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ MP3 sound clip ]
All Over the World — Martin Smith and Matt Redman
"All over the world Your song will resound. All over the world Your praises ring out. . . . And every nation tribe and tongue come together join as one"
2005 Thankyou Music [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ YouTube ] [ download mp3 ]
All Over the World - Terry Butler
"Your spirit is moving all over the world. You're touching the nations."
1995, Mercy/Vineyard Publishing [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Songs of Renewal" ]
All Over the World - Roy Turner
"All over the world, there's a mighty revelation of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea."
1984, Kingsway's Thankyou Music [ printed music ] [ YouTube video ]
All the Nations - Chris Davis
To You belong all the nations, To You belong all the peoples. . . .Ev'ry culture, ev'ry race, find expression to give Him praise!"
2001, Tophat Music [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ download as MP3 ]
All the Nations - William Pacarro
"All the nations You have made will come and worship You, Jesus! . . . You are Lord of all the earth"
1992, New Song Music [ words and music ] [ MP3 audio file ]
Ancient of Days - Jamie Harvill and Gary Sadler
From every nation, all of creation, bow before the Ancient of Days! Every tongue in Heaven and earth shall declare Your glory!"
1992, Integrity's Hosanna! Music / ASCAP and Integrity's Praise! Music [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ downloadable digital ]
Answer the Call - Stephen Tavani
"There's much more to your salvation . . . Can you hear the Savior calling as He ascended through the air? Go forth into every nation. Take the message everywhere.'"
Tavani Music / BMI [ lyrics ] [ recorded on CD "Urban Missionaries" ]
As Bread That is Broken — Claire Cloninger and Paul Baloche
"Give our faith a mission field wherever You may call. Lord, love the world through each one of us until we've touched them all."
1995, Integrity's Hosanna! Music / Word Music / Juniper Landing Music [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ printed music ]
Asleep in the Light — Keith Green
God's calling and you're the one, but like Jonah, you run . . . The world is sleeping in the dark"
1978, Birdwing Music / BMG Songs / Ears to Hear [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Asleep in the Light" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ] [ downloadable digital ]
Available - Dick Anthony
1971, Lillenas [ printed in "Missionary Program Builder No. 3" ]
Be the One - Al Denson, Dave Clark and Don Koch
"Will you be the one to take His light into a darkened world? Tell me, will you be the one? Will you be the one? . . . I will be the one."
1990, Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing / Paragon Music Corporation / First Verse Music [ download printed music ] [ Midi accompaniment sound track ] [ YouTube video ]
The Call (Abraham's Call) — S. Cirillo and J. Amoruso; English lyrics by Freddy Hayler
You're blessed to be a blessing so all the nations can know God. Send me forth to the Gentiles, to a land I do not know, to the souls who wait in darkness."
2001, Sugar-Melodi [ recorded by Freddy Hayler on CD "Song of Angels" ]
Bury My Heart on the Mission Field — Tricia Crabtree
1998, Tricia Crabtree [ lyrics ] [ mp3 ] [ MP3 of song ] [ recorded on Streams in the Desert 2 ] [ printed words/music in Inspirational Songs That Bless the Heart, Vol. 1 ]
Called to All Nations — Steve Adams and Craig Adams
2001, Brentwood Benson Music Publishing [ words and music ] [ choral / orchestral sheet music for entire musical ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Carrier — Jared Anderson
"I'll be the carrier of light to the world. I'll be the carrier of hope and salvation. I will go shine your light to the world. . . . Here am I, send me."
2009, Integrity Worship Music [ sheet music ]
Carry the Light - Twila Paris
"Go and preach the gospel 'til there is no more night. In the name of Jesus Christ, carry the light."
1989, Ariose Music / Mountain Spring Music / Alexandria House [ printed music ] [ YouTube ]
Carry the Torch - David Baroni and Lynn Keesecker
"We will lift high the flame, we will march through the darkness with the light of His name until the glory of God is seen by the world."
1984, Dayspring / Manna Music [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ printed music ]
Come Lord Jesus (also titled "Great is the Darkness") - Noel Richards
"Nations are slipping in hopeless despair . . In every nation salvation will come . . Help us bring light to this world"
1992, Kingsway's Thank You Music
Compelled by Love - Brad Bichsel and Sean Scott
"Compelled by Love we will go, we will go. . . We will rise up take Your name to the nations."
2011, LIFE::MUSIC::WORSHIP [ Lyrics and guitar chords ] [ Purchase from iTunes ]
Cover the Earth - Israel Houghton, Meleasa Houghton, and Cindy Cruse-Ractcliff
"Let me be an instrument to exalt and to extend Jesus' name globally as the waters cover the sea."
2003, Champions For Christ Music Publishing / Integrity's Praise! Music [ lyrics and video ] [ sheet music ]
Cross Every Border - Graham Kendrick
"We will cross every border, throw wide every door. Joining our hands across the nations, we'll proclaim Jesus is Lord."
1991, Make Way Music [ pdf of music and words ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CDs "Crown Him" and "King of The Nations" ]
Days Of Elijah - Robin Mark
"These are the days of the harvest. The fields are as white in the world and we are the laborers in Your vineyard."
1996, Daybreak Music [ MP3 sound clip ] [ printed music ]
Disciple the Nations - Dan Whittemore
"The harvest is plenty, the workers are few. With each daily victory, there's much more to do."
1976, Lillenas [ printed in "Missionary Program Builder No. 3" ]
Don't Tell Them Jesus Loves Them - Steve Camp and Robert Frazier (James 2:14-17)
"We've lost our passion for the lost and there are billions left to win . . . Why have we waited so long?"
1988, Birdwing Music / Sparrow Song [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Each One Reach One - Babbie Mason
"You must tell someone who will tell someone until the whole world knows. So will you go and labor? Will you hold high your light?"
1990, Word Music [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Praise Celebration" ] [ download from Internet ] [ Celebration Hymnal ]
The Earth Shall Be Filled — Ron Coile and David Morris
"Lifting up a standard to the nations to demonstrate the purpose of His kingdom"
1990, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed music ] [ accompaniment tracks ]
Enter the Mission Field — Jon Whiting
"Go forth and share His love for all. Enter the mission field."
2005, Secret Place Music [ audio ]
Every Knee — Gary Sadler
"Everyone will know it was You. Every knee will bow; Every tongue will cry aloud. Every heart will know You are worthy, Lord"
2001, New Spring Publishing (Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing and Paintbrush Music)
Faithful Men - Twila Paris
Come and join the reapers . . . Come and share the harvest, Help to light the darkness"
1985, Straightway Music / Mountain Spring [ YouTube ] [ sheet music ] [ recorded on CD: "Perennial: Songs for the Seasons of Life" ] [ download song ] [ downloadable digital ]
Fill Us Up And Send Us Out - Matt Redman
1995, Kingsway's Thank You Music [ printed in "The Survivor Songbook" ] [ YouTube ]
For Such a Time as This — Wayne Watson
Right now, I really have no choice but to voice the truth to the nations . . . For such a time as this I was placed upon the earth to hear the voice of God and do His will whatever it is."
Material Music / Word [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ recorded by Wayne Watson on CD "Way Home" ]
For the Sake of the Call — Steven Curtis Chapman
"We will abandon it all for the sake of the call ... no other reason at all but the sake of the call. Wholly devoted to live and to die for the sake of the call."
1990, Sparrow Song / Careers-BMG Music Publishing / Greg Nelson Music [ online sheet music ] [ YouTube ] [ recorded on CD "For the Sake of the Call" ] [ download from the Internet ] [ downloadable digital ]
For Your Glory - Scott Wesley Brown
Woven like a tapestry, the peoples of the earth will prove the wonders of Your grace. For every nation will be healed and every covenant fulfilled."
1995, BMG Songs [ music and words printed in Hosanna! Songbook 10 ] [ recorded on CD "Mission of Praise" ]
Freely, Freely (also called God Forgave My Sin) - Carol Owens (Matthew 10:8, 28:18)
"All pow'r is giv'n in Jesus' name. . . He said: . . . Go in my name and because you believe, others will know that I live."
1972, Bud John Songs [ lyrics ] [ printed in "The Celebration Hymnal" and in "Praise Chorus Book" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Glory, Glory Lord — Bob Fitts
"Sing to the Lord a new song, Sing His praise to the ends of the earth. Let every nation tell it (declare it!) Till every man has heard (sing out!)"
1990, Scripture in Song [ lyrics, including the refrain in another languages ] [ recorded on CD "I Could Have Danced" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Go - Leon Patillo
1981, Word Music [ printed in "RitualSong" hymnal ] [ YouTube ]
Go Forth in His Name - Graham Kendrick
"We are His children, the fruit of his suffering . . . Called to be holy, a light to the nations."
1990, Make Way Music [ lyrics, sheet music, audio ] [ YouTube ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Amazing Love" ]
Go Forth in Jesus' Name - Carol Cymbala
"We are commissioned to show them the way . . . Go forth, His Word to proclaim"
2000, Carol Joy Music [ sheet music ]
Go Light Your World - Chris Rice
Carry your candle, run to the darkness. Seek out the helpless, deceived and poor. Hold out your candle for all to see it."
1995, BMG Songs [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CDs "If My People Pray" and "Songs 4 Life: Feel the Power" ] [ downloadable digital ] [ download song ]
Go Tell the World - Georgian Banov and Claire Cloninger
Go tell the world. Go take His word. Go spread His joy to every heart that hungers. Go speak His name; break every chain."
1985, Word / Omnion Music [ recorded on "Silverwind: The Unforgettable Hits" ] [ printed in "Silverwind" ]
Go To All Nations - Bryn Haworth
Go to all nations, making disciples, baptizing them in My name. . . Teach them to do all I told you to do."
1991, Kingsway's Thankyou Music [ Printed music ] [ recorded on CD "More than a Singer" ]
God Calls Us - Linda Rebuck and Tom Fettke
Because so many need to know, it's up to you and me to go."
1985, Pilot Point Music / Lillenas [ printed in "Missionary Program Builder No. 4" and Voices in Worship hymnal ]
God of All Nations medley - Carman
1991, Word Music [ recorded on CD "Radically Saved" ] [ printed music ] [ link to audio clip ]
Going by Giving - Bill Drake and Dave Davidson
"We're all called to be part of this war. By the work we do, we can go there too. . . Going by giving, you can be there."
2003, [ lyrics ]
Great Among the Nations - John McKenna (Malachi 1:11)
"From the rising sun unto its going down, will every place adore You. Your name is great among the nations."
1997, Inside Out Music Productions [ story and lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ MP3 audio file ]
Hallelujah to the Lamb — Bob Moen and Debbye Graafsma
Lord I stand in the midst of a multitude of those from every tribe and tongue. We are Your people redeemed by Your blood."
1997, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ lyrics ] [ words and music published in "Hosanna! Music: Songbook 12" ][ recorded on CD "Worship with Don Moen: God is Good" ]
Hands and Feet - Bob Herdman, Charlie Peacock, Mark Stuart, Tyler Burkum and Will McGinniss
"An image flashed across my TV screen, another broken heart comes into view . . . I want to be Your hands, I want to be Your feet. I'll go where You send me."
1999, Up In The Mix Music, Sparrow Song, Andi Beat Goes On Music, Flicker USA Publishing [ lyrics and guitar chords ] [ printed music ] [ recorded by Audio Adrenaline on CD "Underdog" ] [ accompaniment track ] [ RealAudio sound clip ] [ downloadable digital ]
He Is No Fool - Twila Paris
Based on the words of martyred missionary Jim Elliot
1988, Ariose Music / Mountain Spring Music [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ YouTube ] [ recorded on CD "For Every Heart" ] [ RealAudio sound file ]
He Reigns - Peter Furler and Steve Taylor
"It's the song of the redeemed rising from the African plain; it's the song of the forgiven drowning out the Amazon rain; the song of Asian believers filled with God's holy fire. It's every tribe, every tongue, every nation; a love song born of a grateful choir."
2003, Ariose Music / Soylent Tunes [ lyrics ] [ accompaniment trax ] [ recorded by Newsboys on CD "Adoration: The Worship Album" ]
Healing to the Nations — Bob Fitts
"Take my healing to the nations. Bind their broken hearts with love."
1982, Scripture In Song / Integrity Music [ printed music ] [ Recorded on CD "Take My Healing to the Nations and Sacrifice" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Heart for the Nations — Gary Sadler and Martin Nystrom
Let us be light to the world. Use us to declare your salvation to the people of the earth."
1994, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed music ] [ Voices in Worship hymnal ] [ Trax cassette recording ]
Heaven is Counting on You - Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan
Rise up. There is a world you can win. . . . Run with a heart that is true. Carry the cross, reaching the lost. Heaven is counting on you."
1992, Word Music / Shepherd Boy Music [ lyrics ] [ YouTube ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Seasons Change" ] [ Midi orchestral track ]
Here Am I (also titled "Ask of me") - Bob Kilpatrick
"Ask of me and I will give you nations . . .Here am I. Send me to the nations as an ambassador for You."
1987, Bob Kilpatrick Ministries [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CDs "An Evening in Sacramento" and "Won by One" ] [ lyrics with guitar chords ] [ recorded on album "Face to Face" ] [ purchase as MP3 ]
Here Am I (often listed as "Here I Am") - Bart Millard and Peter Kipley
"Whom shall I send? Who will go for me to the ends of the earth?"
2001, Simpleville Music/Songs from the Indigo Room [ lyrics ] [ recorded by MercyMe on "Almost There" ] [ sound clip ]
Here I am, Lord - Daniel Schutte
"Here I am, Lord . . . I have heard You calling in the night. I wil go, Lord, if You lead me."
1981, OCP Publications [ Voices in Worship hymnal ]
Here I Am, Send Me - Melody Green-Severeid and Wendell Burton
"Lord, you said the harvest was great, but Lord, looks like the workers are late. It's getting hard to understand how they ignore your great command."
1979 and 1987, Birdwing Music / Cross Purpose Music / Ears to Hear [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Keith Green: The Ministry Years, Vol. 1" ] [ downloadable digital ]Isto
History Maker - Martin Smith
Is it true today that when people pray kings and queens will shake? . . . I'm gonna be a speaker of truth to all mankind."
1996, Curious? Music UK [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "King of Fools" ] [ download individual song or entire album ] [ Midi accompaniment sound track ]
Hollow Eyes - Bob Hartman
"Another day in Nigeria: the children beg for bread; the crops failed; the well ran dry . . . Do you dare to gaze into their hollow eyes?"
1985, Dawn Treader Music / Alexandria House [ lyrics ] [ guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Beat the System" ] [ YouTube audio ]
Hope of the Nations - Brian Doerksen
"Jesus, hope of the nations. Jesus, comfort for all who mourn. You are the source of Heaven's hope on earth. Jesus, light in the darkness."
2001 Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed music and accompaniment trax ] [ recorded on CD "You Shine" ] [ MP3 audio clip ] [ Real Audio clip ]
Is There Anything I Can Do For You? - Dottie Rambo and David Huntsinger
"Is there anything I can do for You? . . . Is there anywhere I can go for You?"
1977 HeartWarming Music / John T. Benson Publishing Company [ printed music ]
Jesus Commands Us to Go - Keith Green
"We're His hands and feet. Jesus commands us to go; it should be the exception if we stay"
1984, Sparrow Records [ printed music ] [ YouTube ] [ download song ]
Jesus Saves (also known as Untold Millions) - Larry Bryant
"A peasant girl in Mexico, a teacher in Bombay In Africa a fisherman, a housewife in L.A. . . . Untold millions remain untold"
1987, Stonebrook Music Company (EMI Christian Music Publishing) [ sheet music and audio clip ] [ choir arrangement ]
King of the Nations - Graham Kendrick
"Voice, race and language blending . . . Bring tributes from the nations."
1992, Make Way Music [ lyrics ] [ recorded on CD "King of the Nations" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Lament for the Nations - Tim Stamp
"Some day they'll stand with the rest of mankind before Him who is worthy, the Judge of all nations. What will become of them?"
2005, Tim Stamp [ Lyrics and guitar chords ] [ audio ] [ sheet music ]
Let the Whole World Know — Lydell Washington
"Let the whole world know that Jesus saves. . . . I send, I go, that the world may know"
2003, Daniel Thornton [ MP3 ]
Let Them Know - Lanny Wolfe
1975, Lanny Wolfe Music / Gaither [ printed music ]
Let Us Talents and Tongues Employ — Fred Kaan and Doreen Potter
Jesus calls us in, sends us out . . . God (Immanuel) everywhere! . . . Pass the Word around: loaves abound!"
1975, Agape / Hope Publishing [ lyrics ] [ hymnal with printed music ] [ midi orchestral track ]
Let Your Glory Fall — David Ruis
"Let your glory fall in this room. Let it go forth from here to the nations."
1993, Mercy / Vineyard Publishing [ lyrics ] [ printed music ]
Let Your Heart Be Broken — Bryan Jeffery Leach and James Mountain
"Let your heart be broken for a world in need. . . Share your rich resources. Give and give again."
1975, The Evangelical Covenant Church [ "Sing to the Lord" hymnal ]
Lift Jesus High — Scott Wesley Brown
"The season of harvest is now. Rise up and take up your plow. Work while there's still light, night draweth nigh. Enter the nations, lift up your banner high."
1995, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed in Hosanna! Music Songbook 10 ] [ accompaniment tracks ] [ recording on CD "Mission of Praise" ]
Lift Up Our Eyes - Scott Wesley Brown
1995, BMG Songs [ Voices in Worship hymnal ] [ accompaniment track on CD "Let the Nations Rejoice" ] [ recording on CD ]
The Light of Jesus to the World - Carman
1984, Lehsem Music [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Comin' on Strong" ]
Look What God is Doing - Scott Wesley Brown
1988, Pamela Kay Music / Ariose Music / Alexandria House [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "The Scott Wesley Brown Collection" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Lord of the Harvest - Bill O'Brien and Dick Anthony
"Lord of the harvest, the laborers are so few . . . We go now as we ought."
1977, Lillenas [ printed in "Hear the Call" songbook ]
Lord, Send Me Anywhere - David Livingstone and Faye Springer Lopez
1978, Musical Ministries / Majesty Music [ Gaither's "Worship His Majesty" hymnal (check used bookstores) ] [ YouTube ] [ recorded on CD "Bury My Heart on the Mission Field" ]
Millennial Hymn - Stephen Adams and Franz Joseph Haydn
"Called to every culture and nation . . . We have heard that Great Commission."
2000, Brentwood-Benson Music [ Hear the Call songbook ]
Mission's Flame - Matt Redman
"Let worship be the heart of mission's aim. To see the nations recognize your fame, til every tribe and tongue voices your praise, send us out."
2004, Thankyou Music / EMI Christian Music Publishing [ guitar tabs ] [ recorded on CD "Facedown" ] [ lyrics ] [ printed music" ] [ YouTube ] [ download song ]
Move Through Me - Bill Drake
"Crucify self. Set me apart so that the nations hear Your truth. Send this ambassador for You."
1998, Old Dirt Road Music / Integrity Music [ MP3 ] [ recorded on CD "Crimson Thread of Grace" ]
My House Is Full, But My Field Is Empty - Lanny Wolfe
"My house is full, but my field is empty. Who will go and work for Me today? It seems my children want to stay around my table, but no one wants to work in my fields."
1977, Lanny Wolfe Music / Gaither [ lyrics ] [ Download MP3 [ CD accompaniment track ]
Nearer, My God, to Thee (Missions Version) - Tricia Crabtree
"People in foreign lands have never heard of Thee, I am willing now to go."
2007, Tricia Crabtree / Faith Music Missions [ recorded on CD "Inspirational Songs That Bless the Heart, Vol. 2" ] [ printed words/music in Inspirational Songs That Bless the Heart, Vol. 2, also sold by author: ]
No More Night - Walt Harrah
"See all around, how the nations bow down to sing. The only sound is the praises to Christ, our King. Slowly the names from the book are read."
1984, Word [ lyrics ] [ MP3 file ] [ accompaniment track ] [ recorded on "The best of Haven, Volume 2" ]
Not Be Shaken - Norm Strauss
"I will declare my choice to the nations."
1997, Mercy / Vineyard Publishing [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Let There Be Dancing" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Not To Us - Robert Critchley
1996, Wild Ox Publishing [ printed music in "Catch the Fire 3" ]
Now is the Hour - Joe Musser and Larry Mayfield
'Go ye into all the world' is what our Lord demands."
1977 and 1980, Lillenas [ printed in "Missionary Program Builder No. 3" ]
Our God Reigns - Leonard Smith
"How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news."
1970, 1974, 1978, New Jerusalem Music [ printed sheet music ] [ audio clip ] [ orchestral background ]
Our Heart - John Chisum and George Searcy
"Our heart, our desire is to see the nations worship. Our cry, our prayer is to sing Your praise to the ends of the earth"
1993, Integrity's Hosanna! Music / Integrity's Praise! Music [ lyrics ] [ Voices in Worship hymnal ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
People Just Like Us - Russell Fragar / Darlene Zschech
"All over the world people just like us are calling your name, living in your love. All over the world people just like us are following Jesus."
1993, Hillsong [ YouTube ] [ lyrics ]
People Need the Lord - Steve Green
We are called to take His light to a world where wrong seems right. What would be too great a cost for sharing life with one who's lost?"
1983, Shepherd's Fold Music (EMI Christian Music Publishing) [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "People Need the Lord" ] [ download from the Internet ]
Please Don't Send Me to Africa - Scott Wesley Brown and Phill McHugh
Please don't send me to Africa. I don't think I've got what it takes. . . . Just leave me here in suburbia, in my comfortable middle-class life. . . . Please don't send me out into the bush."
1988, BMG Songs / Pamela Kay Music [ YouTube with Scott Wesley Brown's explanation of song plus song itself ] [ recorded on CD "The Scott Wesley Brown Collection" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
The power of Your name - Lincoln Brewster and Mia Fieldes
"And I will give with the life that I've been given and go beyond religion to see the world be changed by the power of Your Name"
2008, Integrity's Praise! Music. Hillsong Publishing [ lyrics with guitar chords ] [ MP3 download ] [ sheet music ]
Psalm of Thanks - Andy Park
"Tell all the nations what He has done. Tell of His mighty deeds."
1992, Mercy / Vineyard Publishing [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Devoted to You" ]
Raise Up an Army — Steve Cook and Vikki Cook
"Raise up an army, O God to proclaim Your kingdom. . . Our hope, our heart, our vision, to see in every land your chosen people coming forth."
1988, PDI Music [ lyrics ] [ printed min Hosanna! Songbook 3 ]
Reach the World — Mark Bishop
"A ray of hope that spreads across the land. Across the mountains, across the sea, . . . And soon a mighty chorus sings along. Go reach the world."
1997, Lillenas [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
newly addedReady to Serve — Brian James Wallace
"Ready to serve, I'm ready to serve. Filled with God's grace, and ready to work."
2006, QuayNote Choral Music [ sheet music ] [ MP3 ]
Sacrifice - Bob Fitts
1987 Scripture In Song (a division of Integrity Music, Inc.) [ printed in Hosanna! Music Songbook 17 ] [ recorded on CD ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Salt and Light - Amy Grant and Wes King
"We can be a little salt, be a little light, in this darkened world."
1992, Age to Age Music / Locally Owned Music [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Songs from the Loft" ]
Seedtime and Harvest - Bill O'Brien and Dick Anthony
Seedtime and harvest, fields full of grain. . . Use me, Lord Jesus."
1977, Lillenas [ printed music ]
Send Me - Denise Graves
1997, Maranatha Praise / Word Music [ sheet music ]
Send Me - Randy Thomas
"Send me when you need someone . . . The battlefield is far away; Warriors are few . . . Till all the wars have all been won, I'll be serving you."
1985, Light Records [ lyrics ] [ YouTube ]
Set the World on Fire - Britt Nicole Waddell, Cindy Morgan, and Jason Ingram
"I wanna set the world on fire until it's burning bright for you. . . I wanna feed the hungry children and reach across the farthest land and tell the broken there is healing and mercy in the Father's hands."
2007, Word Music / Peertunes [ YouTube ] [ lyrics ] [ download mp3 ]
Shine Jesus Shine - Graham Kendrick
"Flow, river, flow. Flood the nations with grace and mercy. Send forth your word Lord, and let there be light."
1987, Make Way Music [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ Midi accompaniment sound track ] [ MP3 sound clip ]
Shout to the Lord All the Earth - Darlene Zschech
"Shout to the Lord, all the earth, let us sing Power and Majesty, Praise to the King."
1993, Hillsong [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ video ]
Shout to the North - Martin Smith
"Shout to the north and the south. Sing to the east and the west. Jesus is Saviour to all."
1995, Curious? Music UK [ printed music ] [ RealAudio sound clip ] [ downloadable digital ]
Song for the Nations — Chris Christensen and Lyndell Leatherman
"May we be a shining light to the nations, a shining light to the peoples of the earth."
1986, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Songs 4 Worship, Vol. 10" ]
Spirit of the Sovereign Lord - Andy Park
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon us because He has anointed us to preach good news."
1994, Mercy / Vineyard Publishing [ lyrics ] [ printed music ]
Stirred But Not Changed - Lanny Wolfe
I'm so tired of being stirred about the lost who need to hear. . . . I'm so tired of being stirred but not being changed."
1980, Lanny Wolfe Music / Gaither [ accompaniment tracks ]
Tell the World - Marsha Skidmore
Go ye therefore to every nation. Preach the gospel in every land to every language and every people."
1994, Doulos Publishing / Maranatha! Music [ lyrics ] [ printed in "Praise Hymns and Choruses, Singalong Book, 4th edition" ] [ recorded on CD "Praise Band 5: Tell the World" ] [ RealAudio sound clip ]
Thank You - Ray Boltz
"Remember the time a missionary came to your church and his pictures made you cry. You didn't have much money, but you gave it anyway."
1988, Gaither Music [ lyrics ] [ printed music ] [ recorded on CD "Songs 4 Life: Feel the Power" ] [ download song ]
There Is a Louder Shout To Come - Matt Redman
"Even now upon the earth there's a glimpse of all to come; Many people with one voice, harmony of many tongues. . . . And what a song we'll sing upon that day."
1996, Kingsway's Thankyou Music [ lyrics ] [ recorded on CD "Survivor Songs Four" ] [ printed words with downloadable sheet music ] [ printed words and music ] [ audio clip ]
The Other Side of the World - Rich Mullins
"Well the other side of the world is not so far away as I thought that it was. . . . I pray it won't be long until Your kingdom comes the other side of the world."
1990, BMG Songs [ lyrics / guitar chords ] [ recorded on CD "Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth" ] [ music video ]
This is the Gospel of Christ - Scott Wesley Brown
"To redeem a people He calls His own from every nation, tongue and tribe"
1995, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ Voices in Worship hymnal ]
Through all the world - Bryan Jeffrey Leech and Paul Lijestrand
"Through all the word let every nation sing to God the King! . . . Through all the word let every man embrace the gift of grace."
1970, Hymn Society of America (Hope Publishing) [ Hymns for the Family of God hymnal ]
Turn to Me and Be Saved - Graham Kendrick
"Turn to me and be saved, all you nations. For I am God and there is no other."
1992, Make Way Music [ lyrics and audio clip ] [ sheet music ] [ recorded on "King of the Nations" ]
Until All Have Been Served - Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan
"We need to take them to His word. In every nation let this cry be heard: No, no, not until all have been served.'"
1996, Shepherd Boy Music [ lyrics ] [ recorded on CD "No Greater Sacrifice" ] [ Midi orchestral track ]
Until the Whole World Hears - R. Glidewell, John Mark Hall, Bernie Herms and Jason McArthur
"Lord I want to feel your heart and see the world through your eyes . . . We'll sing until the whole world hears."
2009 - Provident Label Group / Sony Music [ YouTube ] [ download mp3 ] [ lyrics and guitar chords ]
We All Are One in Mission - Rusty Edwards (Romans 12:5)
"We all are one in mission; we all are one in call . . . so every folk and nation may feel God's warm embrace."
1986, Hope Publishing [ "Sing to the Lord" hymnal ] [ midi audio file ]
We are His Hands - Mark Gersmehl
1984, Word Music [ words and music printed in "Enter In" (Lillenas) ] [ recorded on CD "Vital Signs" ]
We Declare Your Name - Paul and Rita Baloche and Claire Cloninger
We'll spread the power of Your Word to the farthest corners of the earth, wherever there's a heart that stands in need.
1995 Integrity's Hosanna! Music and Juniper Landing [ printed music ] [ Recorded on CD "Mission of Praise" ]
We Must Go - William Pacarro
"We must go . . . Take His word to all nations and change the world for Him"
1992, New Song Music [ words and music ] [ MP3 audio file ]
We Speak to Nations - Israel Houghton
"We speak to nations: Be opened. We speak to nations: Fall on your knees. We speak to nations: The Kingdom near to you."
2001, Integrity's Hosanna! Music [ printed music in "We Speak to Nations" songbook ] [ accompaniment trax ] [ recorded on CD "Days Of Elijah - Songs Of Worship & Intercession" ] [ MP3 audio clip ]
Welcome King of Kings - Noel Richards
1991, Kingsway's Thank You Music [ songbook with printed music ]
What if I Give All? - Mark Pay and Ray Boltz
"What if I give all I have. What will that gift do? My son, that gift will change the world. It will free the multitudes"
1996, Shepherd Boy Music / Screaming Toad Music [ lyrics and music printed in "Inspirational Chart Toppers" ] [ accompaniment trax ] [ streamed MP3 ] [ Recorded on CD "No Greater Sacrifice" ]
Worthy is the Lamb - Lenny LeBlanc
"All the people of the earth will praise His name, for He is Lord. Every tongue confess and every knee will bow. . . . Every nation will sing: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain."
1991, Maranatha! Music / Len Songs Publisher [ lyrics / guitar chords ]
Yes, Lord, Yes - Lynn Keesecker
"To your will and to your way, I'll say Yes, Lord, yes.'"
1983, Manna Music [ lyrics ] [ printed in "Songs of Faith & Praise" ] [ recorded on CD "Live at Azusa, Vol. 4: We've come this far by faith" ]
You Said - Reuben Morgan
"You said, 'Ask and I'll give the nations to you.' Lord, that's the cry of my heart. Distant shores and the islands will see your light as it rises on us."
1998, Integrity Music / Hillsong Music [ printed music ]
You're The Only Jesus - Gordon Jensen
"If not in you, I wonder, where will they ever see the One who really cares? If not from you, how will they find there's One who heals the broken heart, and gives sight to the blind?"
1983, Word Music [ recorded on CD "Tuesdays and Thursdays" ] [ accompaniment trax including online demo ]
Your Great Renown - Eric Grover and Steve Cook
"Our hearts are longing for the glory of the Lord to be made known in all the Earth . . . We want to see the nations bow."
2000, PDI Worship [ mp3 download ]
Your Love Compels Me - Doug Holck
Your love compels me, Lord, to give as You would give . . . To serve as You would serve, to be what You would be.
1982, Pilot Point Music / Lillenas [ "Sing to the Lord" hymnal ]

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